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    DANIEL Ricciardo admits he will soon have to start looking at other options, with his team facing a shocking exit from the premier sport.

    PODCAST/ANALYSIS: PETER Ellis is known by many monikers on the racetrack — the Colonel and the Ghost among them. Today he is your secret weapon.

    WHETHER Socceroo Aaron Mooy plays in Melbourne City’s season opener against Sydney FC on Saturday night is still anybody’s guess.

    PODCAST / ANALYSIS: KERRIN McEvoy believes red-hot Guineas favourite Press Statement could fall foul of the “Caulfield Curse”.


    AFL Round 1 - Melbourne v Port Adelaide

    Mar 31, 2013

    Event:                   AFL Round 1   
    Teams:                  Melbourne v Port Adelaide
    Date:                     Sunday March 31, 2013
    Start time:              1.10pm

    Gate opening:
    Public/AFL members: 11.00am
    MCC members: 11.00am

    Car park opening:
    Gate 3: 7.30am
    Gate 5: 9.00am
    Gate 6: 10.00am
    Gate 7: 9.00am (media, corporate and disabled pass holders only)

    Expected attendance: 23,000

    General admission seating (subject to change):

    Ponsford Stand

    Olympic Stand

    Great Southern Stand

    Cheersquad allocation:
    Melbourne - M2 and M3 (Rows A to K)
    Port Adelaide - M33 (Rows A to S)

    Tickets: On sale now through Ticketek

    Prices: Advanced ticket sales prices - reserved seats

    National Sports Museum: Open from 11.00am-4.00pm

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